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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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You would need around 8,326.89RM (82,303.92฿) in Kuala Lumpur to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 89,000.00฿ in Bangkok (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 2.89% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 7.52% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 16.90% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.11% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 13.91% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 83.25% higher than in Bangkok

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  Bangkok  Kuala Lumpur      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 55.00 ฿     79.07 ฿      +43.77 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿     593.05 ฿      -1.16 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 150.00 ฿     118.61 ฿      -20.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 70.00 ฿     98.84 ฿      +41.20 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 100.00 ฿     118.61 ฿      +18.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 65.76 ฿     95.02 ฿      +44.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.96 ฿     21.45 ฿      +19.42 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.60 ฿     12.77 ฿      +33.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 47.25 ฿     61.15 ฿      +29.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 35.17 ฿     29.35 ฿      -16.55 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 47.67 ฿     37.17 ฿      -22.02 %
Eggs (12) 58.65 ฿     44.62 ฿      -23.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 522.73 ฿     338.53 ฿      -35.24 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 120.77 ฿     106.47 ฿      -11.84 %
Apples (1kg) 84.12 ฿     81.82 ฿      -2.74 %
Oranges (1kg) 70.95 ฿     76.05 ฿      +7.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 50.00 ฿     34.95 ฿      -30.10 %
Potato (1kg) 62.89 ฿     31.68 ฿      -49.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.46 ฿     30.52 ฿      -20.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.15 ฿     21.82 ฿      +35.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿     494.21 ฿      -17.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 52.63 ฿     84.31 ฿      +60.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 100.62 ฿     112.21 ฿      +11.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿     118.61 ฿      +31.79 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 ฿     19.77 ฿      -20.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 994.21 ฿     988.41 ฿      -0.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿     29.65 ฿      -15.28 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.25 ฿     11.37 ฿      +116.51 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿     222.39 ฿      +122.39 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 38.86 ฿     20.71 ฿      -46.69 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 ฿     1,482,616.65 ฿      +97.68 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 3,408.02 ฿     1,504.52 ฿      -55.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.81 ฿     2.65 ฿      +46.48 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 648.17 ฿     1,423.82 ฿      +119.67 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,845.68 ฿     1,625.94 ฿      -11.91 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 391.67 ฿     228.32 ฿      -41.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 180.00 ฿     138.38 ฿      -23.12 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,095.00 ฿     2,480.09 ฿      +18.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,573.16 ฿     1,718.98 ฿      +9.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,966.98 ฿     2,789.79 ฿      -5.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 3,027.78 ฿     2,529.94 ฿      -16.44 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,788.23 ฿     24,419.57 ฿      +17.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,029.41 ฿     13,292.43 ฿      +20.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 56,128.85 ฿     40,030.65 ฿      -28.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 29,454.55 ฿     19,821.65 ฿      -32.70 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 107,500.00 ฿     96,377.69 ฿      -10.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 68,000.00 ฿     49,498.55 ฿      -27.21 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 22,467.09 ฿     38,072.87 ฿      +69.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.16     5.10      -17.09 %
 
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